Posts by Category: Green

Butterfly Art

Butterfly Art

February 22, 2014

I went through all of my greeting cards this past weekend.  I sorted into piles of crafting and piles of…

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Reuse Birthday/Christmas Cards

Reuse Birthday/Christmas Cards

February 07, 2014

When I need to do some cleaning in my house, I first put on an episode of Hoarders: Buried Alive…

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DIY Covered Bulletin Board

DIY Covered Bulletin Board

January 29, 2014

When I shop at our local thrift stores, I will often find really cheap artwork that either has no glass…

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Green Christmas Wrapping

Green Christmas Wrapping

December 01, 2013

I vow to not use any new wrapping paper for this Christmas.   I still have some used wrapping paper from…

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Making Life More Efficient

October 11, 2013

I always thought that decluttering would make life less stressed.  We own bigger homes than decades ago just so we…

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Make Your Own Hairballs

Make Your Own Hairballs

July 27, 2013

Do you have lots of cat fur laying around? I do – so I make hairballs to keep my cats…

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Reuse Bed Linen Zippered Pouch

Reuse Bed Linen Zippered Pouch

June 25, 2013

Use these little clear zippered pouches that you get when you purchase bedding for your craft supplies. I use one…

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DIY Composter: Take 2

DIY Composter: Take 2

May 06, 2013

I blogged in 2012 about making a homemade composter.  But I made one on such a small scale it didn’t…

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One Mans Trash is My Treasure

One Mans Trash is My Treasure

May 05, 2013

Spring cleaning is next week and people are loading up there boulevards with as much crap as they have been…

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10 Things to Do With Toilet Paper Rolls

May 02, 2013

Last week I found out that the spring cleanup week will be postponed until September because of the Fargo Moorhead…

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If you had 260 square foot of living space…

If you had 260 square foot of living space…

April 28, 2013

What would you keep?  What would you donate?  Would you get bored with only the small amount of things around…

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Media Inspiration

April 24, 2013

I am inspired by a lot of things.  My interests in the environment and being healthy have been formed by…

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Paper Pulp Planters

Paper Pulp Planters

April 15, 2013

Do you a simple project to use all of that junk mail, newspapers or wrapping paper?  These planters are easy…

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Blog Spotlight: Refashionista

April 08, 2013

I absolutely love the idea of this blog.  She buys the really ugly clothes at thrift stores for mere dollars…

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Get Rid of Cable and Satellite

April 07, 2013

Our decision to cut satellite service was an easy one.  I wanted to save money.  On top of  money, we…

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Smart Phone Rant – No – I Am Not Anti-Smart Phone.

April 03, 2013

Before I get into my smart phone rant, I will admit that I WILL get a smart phone someday.  But…

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Make It Burn – Firestarters

Make It Burn – Firestarters

April 02, 2013

What can you do with empty toilet paper rolls and a whole lot of dryer lint?  Make these awesome firestarters. …

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Spring Ahead

March 31, 2013

Spring is not only known for spring cleaning, but also for getting ready for gardening, flip flops and long weekends.  …

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T-Shirt Yarn

T-Shirt Yarn

March 12, 2013

What can you do with a crap ton of holy (hole-y) t-shirts that you can’t wear anymore without looking like…

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Frugality: You can save money being green!

March 09, 2013

I like saving money, especially if I can also be green at the same time.  Being frugal is what I…

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Weekly Going Green Tips: Stop the Junk Mail!

February 27, 2013

Per Earth911.com, “each year 19 billion catalogs are mailed to American consumers.”  For these 19 billion catalogs, 53 million trees…

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Off The Grid

February 24, 2013

What does living green mean to you?  To me, it means reducing our carbon footprint, living simpler and without convenience…

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Is Packaging Free Products In Our Future?

February 21, 2013

I hope so!  And the sooner the better!  I came across an article today about a designer named Aaron Mickelson….

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Repurposed Organizer

February 13, 2013

My husband and I are planning on moving from Fargo ND to Southern California within the next year.  We don’t…

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DIY Plastic Bag Reusable Tote

DIY Plastic Bag Reusable Tote

January 28, 2013

My husband normally does the grocery shopping, since he does the cooking, but since we were going to be out…

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Things To Do With Used Wrapping Paper

December 12, 2012

It is that time of year again…the time to buy Christmas wrapping paper only for it to end up in…

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Modern Conveniences

October 18, 2012

Sometimes spending the extra bit of money on something due to added convenience is worth it.  This really goes against…

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

July 29, 2012

When it is 90 degrees or above almost every day, one is almost excited for winter to come.  I hate…

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DIY Household Cleaners

May 21, 2012

I went to the library Saturday to a presentation on green cleaning.  The gal presenting said she is a professional…

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Saved From the Trash

Saved From the Trash

May 15, 2012

Last week was Fargo’s designated Spring Clean Up week.  Our city gives us one week to put whatever we want…

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